Youth Symphony Side-By-Side Concert with the Omaha Symphony!

Sunday, May 8th – 7:00pm – Holland Performing Arts Center

We cordially invite you to attend our Youth Symphony Side-by-Side Concert with the Omaha Symphony.

Led by OAYO Music Director, Aviva Segall, Youth Symphony repertoire will include Paganini’s Allegro Maestoso from Violin Concerto No. 1 in D performed by Youth Symphony violin soloist, Arjun Maudhoo.  The OAYO 13th Street Quartet featuring members Isabella Amador, Annmarie Schubert, Avery Thomas, and Trevor Petersen will also perform.

As a combined orchestra Youth Symphony and the Omaha Symphony led by Omaha Symphony Music Director, Thomas Wilkins, will perform Offenbach’s Overture to Orpheus in the Underworld, Delius’s Walk to the Paradise Garden, Sibelius’s Karelia Suite and Rimsky-Korsakov’s Procession of the Nobles from Mlada.


Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students and seniors (65 and older), children under 6 and music educators are free. Tickets can be purchased through Ticket Omaha or at the door before the performance.

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So you have completed your OAYO audition! What's next?

Acceptance letters will go out the first week of June. Keep an eye on your inbox and mailbox.

In the meantime:

1. Apply for scholarships! OAYO has scholarships available to help cover the cost of tuition and private lessons. The scholarships are based on financial need. The priority deadline to apply is May 1st! All you have to do is fill out the forms at the links below and send us a copy of the first page of your 2015 1040 tax form for verification (2014 forms will also be accepted if you have not yet completed your taxes). The process is confidential.

a. Tuition Scholarship Application

b. Private Lesson Scholarship Application

2. Download our Tentative Concert Date Flyer for the 2016-2017 Season. A full calendar will be available when we send out acceptance letters.

3. Add our oayo.org domain name to your list of email contacts and check your spam settings to allow emails from this domain name. This will help to ensure that our emails come through to you and do not get lost in spam or junk folders.

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